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John Stocker, interviewed by Tom Spurling and Terry Healy, 25 May 2018
John Stocker held the position of Chief Executive at CSIRO from 1990 to 1995
Annabelle Duncan, interviewed by Tom Spurling and Terry Healy, 6 February 2019
Annabelle Duncan was the Chief of the Division of Molecular Science (1999-2005)
RV Investigator skidding time-lapse
The 93.9 metre research vessel, which weighs 6,082 ton, was moved from the wharf to a barge using a hydraulic system, and then towed to a dock, where the barge was submerged, leaving the vessel floating.
Parkes radio telescope and the Apollo 11 Moon landing
In July 1969, the Parkes Observatory played an important role in history, when it received and broadcast the first Moon landing, Apollo 11.
Mary Ann Augustin
Mary Ann Augustin has had several science leadership and multi-disciplinary project leader roles at CSIRO. Her main area of research is in protein structure and immunoparasitology.
Richard Norman (Dick) Manchester
Dr Manchester, an Honorary Fellow with CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science, is a world-leading authority on pulsars. During his career Dick Manchester has led teams that have discovered more than 1700 pulsars, about sixty per cent of all pulsars now known.
CSIRO Chairman’s Medal 2017 – Cereal rust disease prevention
Awarded to our agriculture and food rust researchers for contributing to global food security by protecting cereal crops against rust […]
Malaria Vaccine (1998)
Between two and three million people are killed each year by malaria. A vaccine for this deadly disease has been developed and is now in its trial stage.